BAE Systems USA
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BAE Systems USA Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 2, 2014
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Very Easy Interview

Finance Interview

Anonymous Employee
Charlotte, NC

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in April 2012.

Interview Details – Hiring process was seamless. The Interviewers were all very professional and down to earth. They put me at ease once they realized I was nervous and were all very friendly. Very detailed in informing me of job expectations and my role, and also allowed for me q&A

Interview Question – Why should we hire you?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Very quick, all in writing and professional.

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Senior Systems Engineering Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Herndon, VA

I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in June 2011.

Interview Details – Very few interviews if skill set does not match exactly as defined in the job requirement.

Interview Question – Contract positions require exact skill set match defined for the jobs.   Answer Question

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Service Center Coordinator Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Arlington, VA

I applied online and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in February 2011.

Interview Details – Great Interviewing process and recruiter were excellent

Reason for Declining – another job offer

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Associate Intelligence Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
McLean, VA

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in January 2011.

Interview Details – Standard Recruiter contact, subsequent interview via phone, submission to client for approval and firm offer. Very straight forward if you are what they are looking for in the position

Interview Question – The most difficult question would be what do you bring to the table? This was asked when being considered for a position within a group of highly educated and extremely proficient individuals that work well together as a cohesive unit.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation, The intial offer was suitable.

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Lead Software Engineer Interview

Lead Software Engineer
Annapolis Junction, MD

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in September 2010.

Interview Details – Phone Screening Interview followed by technical and managerial interview - total 2 to 4 times of conversations, phone or in person.

Interview Question – Nothing really   Answer Question

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Process Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Nashua, NH

I applied in-person and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in April 2010.

Interview Details – Lots of personality questions. Not very much on the knowledge- which was odd. More interested in who I was and how I react to situations

Interview Question – What areas do you need to improve on most and why.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Don't let them change your assignment just after you start... they always try to move people around.

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No Offer

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Junior Systems Engineer Interview

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Interviewed at BAE Systems USA

Interview Details – Most want to know about your resume and experience and how it applies to the position

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Accepted Offer

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Very Easy Interview

Systems Engineer Interview

Systems Engineer

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in October 2010.

Interview Details – Casual hiring process. Conversation with various managers at all levels. Depending upon your skill level, they may ask you more indepth questions on processes and specific knowledge. However, generally they look at school and experience as a gauge. Everything else is taught on the job.

Interview Question – How did you fail at your last position?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Easy. Letter came in the mail. I signed and sent the offer back to HR.

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No Offer

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Planning Principal Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Nashua, NH

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in January 2014.

Interview Details – I was contacted via email by the recruiter to set up an in-person interview. The interview as comfortable and informal. The interview team included the hiring manager and 2 direct reports. The hiring manager was up front about challenges the team was facing in regards to productivity, staffing and customer perception.

Interview Question – Somewhat unexpected-the hiring manager asked about my conflict management style. Not that unexpected, but was also asked what my 2 biggest weaknesses were.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Transportation Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
York, PA

I applied online and the process took 6 weeks - interviewed at BAE Systems USA in February 2014.

Interview Details – HR conducted a phone screening interview, hiring manager conducted a phone interview and a final in person interview.

Interview Question – Nothing out of the ordinary.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Accepted offer ass because I was unemployed for 8 months and it was more money than I ever made in any job.

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